Superman Supacomic #83

Published
July 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's Hands of Doom (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"The spy monitor shows our plot worked! We managed to secretly coat Superman's hands with chemicals that made him a living doomsday bomb!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (September 1965)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Superman's Hands of Doom! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (September 1965)
Superman's Hands of Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #83 ([July 1966?])
Show/hide 2. Clark Kent In the Big House (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #323 (April 1965)
Clark Kent in the Big House!

Synopsis

Clark Kent agrees to go undercover in prison to discover the secret location of an inmate's stolen money.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 1 page

"Tricksy is driving through the fire!"

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Notes

Feature includes a circle with the words "Light the scene with Scooter"

Show/hide 4. The Zodiac Master (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #323 (January 1964)
The Zodiac Master
Show/hide 5. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Well, Slugger, when the jury comes out, we'll find our your fate!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #263 (January 1959)
Casey the Cop
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #13 ([April 1960?])
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #92 ([April 1967?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #92 ([April 1967?])
Casey the Cop
Show/hide 6. Birdmaster of Bedlam (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter [as Bob Kanigher]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #348 (February 1966)
Show/hide 7. Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man (Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 1 page

"I have a job for you. Ever do dangerous work before?"

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 8. The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains Part 2: The Revolt of the Super-Villains (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331 (April 1965)
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #64 (September 1985)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
Show/hide 9. Amazing Ratios (Amazing Ratios) Comic story, 1 page

"It takes about 80 acres of woodland to supply the amout of paper used each week by a large metropolitan newspaper..."

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios
Genre
Fact
Show/hide 10. The Mystery of the Space Trophies (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #55 (March 1957)

Notes

"A Hall of Fame Classic"


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 827

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 21/01/2010

Index completed

  • 24/11/2004

Last updated

  • 10/09/2019